Through the Looking GlassHow Can We Recognize Our Friends in the Mixed-Up World of Donald Trump?By Rebecca Gordon
You know you’re living in a looking-glass world when former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks out against one of Donald Trump’s executive orders. He’s a good example of how past adversaries of movements for peace and justice are lining up against our current adversary, the new president.
The United States, Cheney told radio host Hugh Hewitt, should not exclude people from our territory on the basis of religion. That was just a few days after Trump had signed an executive order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” Such a move, said Cheney, “goes against everything we stand for and believe in.”
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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Through the Looking Glass How Can We Recognize Our Friends in the Mixed-Up World of Donald Trump?
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